Wave of mourning in cricket world, Prashant Mohapatra, former Odisha team captain dies of corona


Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha cricket team captain Prashant Mohapatra died in AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Wednesday due to Kovid-19. Dr. SN Mohanty, Medical Superintendent of AIIMS Bhubaneswar, said that Mohapatra, 47, died at 7.51 am despite all the efforts of doctors.

Prashant Mohapatra is no more

Prashant (Prasant Mohapatra) ‘s father and Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra also died on May 9 due to Kovid-19. Prashant’s brother Jaswant is also infected with Kovid-19 and is undergoing treatment at this hospital.

Born on September 1, 1973, Prashant was a right-handed batsman. He made his Ranji Trophy debut against Bihar in 1990. He also played in the Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy for the Eastern Region. Prashant played 45 first-class matches in which he scored 2196 runs at an average of 30.08. This includes five centuries and 11 half-centuries.

Please tell that after the retirement of Prasant Mohapatra, the Indian Cricket Board appointed him as the match referee.


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